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Aired Wednesday June 29, 8:00pm - 9:00pmon BBC Four HD

Age of the Image

Series 1 Episode 2: Power Games

James Fox explores how mass communication and new technology helped twentieth century image makers transform society, as films,photographs, TV, art and advertising all became weapons in the ideological battles of the age. He tells the story of Marlene Dietrich and Leni Riefenstahl, who each used cinema to pursue very different visions of power and freedom.

Documentary / Art / Miniseries
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • Alexander LeithDirector
  • James FoxHost